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Lecturer-IR, Civil Engineering
Gonzaga University

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2021
Title Lecturer-IR, Civil Engineering
University Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA, United States
Department Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 26, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 31, 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer-IR, commencing Fall 2021. The normal teaching load is the equivalent of four, three-credit lecture courses per semester, with lab sections counting as a ½ course each. The department, which is within the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Civil Engineering and is committed to a rigorous curriculum, excellent facilities, small classes, attentive advising, and close and congenial contact with students. The ideal candidate should be someone who has a strong desire to develop construction management or construction engineering courses as a concentration within civil engineering.

Job duties consist of:

Teaching a variety of undergraduate-level civil engineering courses (e.g., statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, senior design, etc.).

Developing and teaching a variety of undergraduate-level construction engineering or management courses such as construction estimating and scheduling, construction equipment and methods, plans and drawings, risk management, etc.,

Teaching laboratories in construction engineering or management areas such as surveying, design and plan preparation with Civil3D, and construction materials.

Maintaining teaching laboratory setups, including performing or scheduling repairs as necessary to ensure their proper function, regular calibration of instrumentation, etc.

Designing new teaching laboratory setups, managing their construction, testing and debugging, and generating instruction manuals.

Monitoring and ensuring that safety protocols are both developed and followed within the teaching laboratories.

Contributing to program assessment and accreditation activities and serving the department in its strategic initiatives.

Other duties as assigned by Department Chair and/or Dean.

SEAS seeks to recruit and retain an instructor that values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do, thus offering to our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Therefore, we will look forward to hearing how your approach will fit within this framework in your own pedagogical style.

Minimum qualifications include:

Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Construction Management or a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution with at least 5 years of significant and relevant professional experience.

Evidence of laboratory, materials testing, and/or surveying experience.

Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired qualifications include:

Master’s or PhD in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Construction Management

Professional engineering licensure (PE) in civil engineering

Five or more years significant and relevant professional experience

One or more years experience teaching undergraduate courses in civil engineering, construction engineering, construction management or in a closely related technical field.

To apply, please visit our website at Applicants are required to complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter (that should include details of employment objectives and a brief statement of how the applicant’s work can contribute to the mission of the University), (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three professional references (name, phone number, and email address). System generated emails will be sent directly to the applicant’s references. The email will provide each reference with a link and instructions on how to upload their letter of support. These emails will not be sent until the online application has been submitted. Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Rhonda Young, The position is open until February 26, 2021, at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, please call 509-313-5996.

  • Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Rhonda Young
    Civil Engineering
    Gonzaga University
    Spokane, WA


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